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Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement (ACGB) offers a range of supports for aged care residents, home care recipients, their families, friends, community workers and residential aged care staff and external organisations associated with aged care.

Resources

ACGB offers free aged care support services, including written resources, bereavement counselling, support groups, webinars and on-line courses.

Fact Sheets

The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement have put together these resources to share how bereavement and grief may be affected by this pandemic.

About Aged Care

In 2019, 169,301 Australians died. On average each death leaves in its wake over 20 bereaved family members and countless friends, neighbours and colleagues. Most bereaved people, with the support of family, friends and their community, cope with this loss, however for around six percent of the bereaved, their grief is chronic and disabling. Research indicates that these individuals benefit from more specialist bereavement support.

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News & Updates

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Media Release - My Grief App Multicultural Collaboration Announced

The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement (ACGB) and the AMES Australia, the nation's the pre-eminent settlement agency, delivering services to over 30,000 clients a year, today announced a collaboration to extend access of the My Grief App to

Media Release - My Grief App Multicultural Collaboration Announced
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Media Release - Operations Resilience Targets COVID-19

Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement Chief Executive, Christopher Hall said, Operation Resilience is aimed at creating an ongoing awareness of a range of Free Aged Bereavement Support Services for Aged Care Residents, Home Care recipients, the

Media Release - Operations Resilience Targets COVID-19
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Free Webinar - Supporting the loss and grief of families and relatives of those in aged care

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the aged care sector in Australia. There has been a considerable amount of loss in unrivalled circumstances and prolonged uncertainty which has caused an enormous amount of distress. As a result, the

Free Webinar - Supporting the loss and grief of families and relatives of those in aged care

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Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement (ACGB) offers a range of supports for aged care residents, home care recipients, their families, friends, community workers and residential aged care staff and external organisations associated with aged care.

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